Definition of Phytanes
1. phytane [n] - See also: phytane
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytanes
Literary usage of Phytanes
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1. Bibliotheca Classica: Or, A Dictionary of All the Principal Names and Terms by John Lemprière, John David Ogilby (1839)
"phytanes, certain magistrates at Athens, who presided over the senate, and had the privilege of assembling it when they pleased, festivals excepted. ..."